In this blog post, Elizabeth Boulden and Megan Griffiths discuss the duty of candour in response to the news that the University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust is the first to have been prosecuted and convicted for breaching the statutory duty of candour.
In this article, Isaac Hogarth discusses the issue of the standard of care to be applied to redeployed doctors in a Covid-19 setting. He suggests that legislation would be required to lay down any proposed modifications to the standard of care.
In this blog, Daniel Sokol of 12KBW talks of his experience as a barrister and medical ethicist developing an ICU triage protocol for COVID-19. Daniel writes for the British Medical Journal on medical ethics and has also written books on the subject.